Janus Henderson Group (JHG) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Janus Henderson Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.5509591568115 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Janus Henderson Group (JHG) traded up $0.16 on Monday, reaching $38.47. 326,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,055,914. The company has a current ratio of 2.17, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,677.56, a PE ratio of 25.81, a P/E/G ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 1.48. Janus Henderson Group has a one year low of $23.90 and a one year high of $38.81.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.60 by ($0.04). The business had revenue of $454.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $524.44 million. Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 10.75% and a net margin of 14.18%. The business’s revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.52 EPS. research analysts predict that Janus Henderson Group will post 2.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 20th were given a dividend of $0.32 per share. This represents a $3.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.98%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 17th. Janus Henderson Group’s payout ratio is currently 257.63%.

JHG has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $36.00 price objective for the company. Citigroup upgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $36.00 price objective (up previously from $35.00) on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $39.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $35.93.

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About Janus Henderson Group

Janus Henderson Group plc is an asset management holding entity. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides services to institutional, retail clients, and high net worth clients. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients.

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